Minter Dial

Branding, Business, Change Management, Strategic Planning, Technology

Travels from United Kingdom

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Minter Dial Profile

  • Renowned speaker and consultant on new technologies and branding your business for tomorrow
  • Coauthor of the award-winning book Futureproof: How To Get Your Business Ready For The Next Disruption
  • Veteran executive with 16 years of hands-on experience implementing digital transformation at L’Oréal
  • Ranked among the Top 3 Speakers (out of 150) at the Adobe Summit Conference for three consecutive years
  • When it comes to new technology and emerging digital opportunities, branding strategist Minter Dial gives companies a strong sense of where to go and what to avoid. Dial is an internationally known speaker and consultant on new technologies and digital branding, the coauthor of the award-winning book Futureproof: How To Get Your Business Ready For The Next Disruption , and a veteran executive with over 2 decades of hands-on experience in leadership and operations.

    Dial spent sixteen years in executive positions at L’Oréal where his greatest task was getting senior leaders to see the importance of adapting digital technologies. His career with the company took him to assignments in four different countries.

    Dial has delivered over 500 keynotes across 5 continents. He has been rated one of the Top 3 Speakers (out of 150) at the Adobe Summit Conference for three consecutive years. He is fluent and able to present in English, French, and Spanish.

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      Minter Dial is a professional speaker, storyteller, award-winning author and consultant, specialised in branding, new tech and digital transformation. He is the author of two award-winning books, Futureproof (Pearson 2017) and The Last Ring Home (Myndset 2016), which was turned into an award-winning documentary film he produced and that was shown on PBS (US) and History Channel (ANZ).

      He’s a renowned blogger and podcaster on topics of branding and new tech. He’s also published a dozen white papers including The Brand University with Eric Mellet, and Marketing of the 5Es. A repeat entrepreneur straddling a 16-year career at L’Oreal (MD Worldwide of Redken, MD of L’Oreal Canada Professional Products Division and ExCom worldwide of the PPD), he also worked as investment banker, zoo manager and tennis pro.

      Minter has given over 500 talks and seminars to audiences in five continents. He was voted top 3 speaker out of 150 at the Adobe Summit EMEA three years in a row (2014-2015-2016).

      In terms of studies, Minter was educated at Eton College (1978-1982), received his BA in Trilingual Literature from Yale University (1987) and gained his MBA at INSEAD, Fontainebleau (1993). He is passionate about the Grateful Dead, Padel Tennis and languages.

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    Minter Dial's Speech Descriptions

    Tech expert and branding strategist, Minter Dial shows you how to seize disruption as an opportunity to infuse creativity and fresh energy into your personal and/or corporate brand. Dial’s interactive keynotes are a holistic blend of new tech trends, branding, and digital strategy. From bitcoin to big data, cyber security to genetics, and 3D printing to driverless cars, Dial puts major disruptive forces into context so that you can better understand how they will change your industry and what you will need to do to move forward with your business.


    New tech trends around the globe – with a focus on usages and the impact on business

    How to futureproof your business – which are the most disruptive technological forces and how best to adapt to create a long-lasting company that can withstand the winds of change

    How to futureproof your brand – with a focus on the complex interplay between company and customer, what are the key assets and principles to create a durable and valuable brand

    The full potential of Artificial Empathy – In a world where artificial intelligence is coming on full head of steam, both within and without your organisation, empathy is the killer app. Why and how to optimise your artificial intelligence strategy with empathy yet avoid the fatal flaws.


    What People are Saying about Seeing Minter Speak

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    Rod Banner, Adgistics Executive Chairman
    “Minter Dial’s a showman, a storyteller, a prognosticator. He’s also a mine of interesting, provocative, insightful information.”

    Paul Rouke, Founder & CEO @PRWD
    “One of the most compelling, passionate and relatable speakers I have seen in the last 10 years. Thank you @mdial #BIASW”

    Michael Caselli, Founder and Editor in Chief iGaming, NED Clarion Events
    “Minter is an enthusiastic and inspiring speaker, moderator and chair and has been a go-to attraction for several of our conferences in the past and will be again for future shows. His breadth of knowledge and experience is matched only by the passion with which he delivers his message. He has also been instrumental in helping me formulate themes and developing new ideas for our shows.”

    Niki Danko, Retail Sales Director, L’Oreal
    “Minter thinks of the impossible and works on making it possible… When he speaks you want to hear what he has to say. His debating skills are legendary.”

    Becky Liggero, Reporter,
    “One of my favorite speakers at the iGaming Super Show was Minter Dial of the Myndset Company, chair and keynote speaker at the Player Acquisition Strategies conference.”

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    Books by Minter Dial:

    Futureproof: How To Get Your Business Ready For The Next Disruption

    There is a lot of talk about Disruption. Everyone is looking to be the Uber of Something. What does it mean for your business to be Futureproof? How do you ensure that you’re responding to the right technology? What thinking is essential when it comes to rolling your sleeves up and implementing solutions well?

    Futureproof explores the three core mindsets and twelve disruptive technologies that you must have in today’s age to help you grow your business, see success and get ready for the next disruption.

    Award Winner: Futureproof won the Business Book Award 2018 in the category of Embracing Change. It has also been nominated for FT Business Book of the Year 2018.

    The Last Ring Home, A POW’s Lasting Legacy of Courage, Love, and Honor in World War II by Minter Dial II

    The Last Ring Home is the story of Lt Minter Dial’s Annapolis Naval Academy ring, that miraculously made its way home 17 years after he was killed as a POW of the Japanese in WWII. The Last Ring Home is a tribute to Lt Dial, the producer’s grandfather, and all members of the Greatest Generation. It is also a journey of self-discovery, having an impact on the filmmaker, his wider family and many other people in its wake. This story, which took over 25 years of research, illustrates the importance of serendipity and the role of good and bad luck in piecing together a personal history of someone who died 70 years ago. The Last Ring Home is to inspire everyone to uncover their own personal history, to keep a foot in their past and the other in the future, and to be thankful for the tremendous present in which we live, thanks to the sacrifices of the those who fought in WWII.

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